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La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)

La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

La Caletta is a small cove that lies at the base of the cliffs of Capo San Marco.

Located to the interior of Oristano Gulf, it is a natural shelter from the strong winds of the mistral.
The small beach marks the transition from the dead sea to the sea alive.

La Caletta is part of Marine Protected Area "del Sinis - Isola Mal di Ventre" C area.

La Caletta is is served by a small pier with buoys and orange mooring buoys.

12/11/2012
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Joëlle
La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)
12/11/2012
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Joëlle
La Caletta est une petite crique qui se trouve à la base des falaises de Capo San Marco.

Située à l'intérieur du golfe d'Oristano, c'est un abri naturel contre les vents forts du mistral.
La petite plage marque la transition entre la mer morte et la mer vivante.

La Caletta est fait partie de l'Aire Marine Protégée "del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre", zone C.

Elle est desservie par un petit quai avec des bouées d'ancrage et de bouées de mouillage.
12/11/2012
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Joëlle
La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)
12/11/2012
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Joëlle
La Caletta è una piccola insenatura che si trova alla base della scogliera di Capo San Marco.

Esposta verso l'interno del Golfo di Oristano, è un riparo naturale dai forti venti di maestrale.

La piccola spiaggia segna il passaggio dal mare morto al mare vivo.

La Caletta è tutelata dal grado di protezione Zona C dell'Area Marina Protetta “Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre”

La Caletta è servita da un piccolo molo con corsia e da boe e gavitelli di ancoraggio.
12/11/2012
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Joëlle
La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)
12/11/2012
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Joëlle
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Sites around La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)
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Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

0.1nm
308°
San Marco cape, limits Oristano Gulf to the N. It is a small peninsula connected to the mainland by a sandy isthmus.
It has a lighthouse, 16m high tower, with two terraces on a one-story house, all yellow.
S and N of the Isthmus, towers Vecchia and S. Giovanni are round and ...
9 Nov 12

Torre di San Giovanni di Sinis (Oristano Tharros Sardegna)

0.8nm
San Giovanni tower (50 m high) is located 1 NM N of San Marco Cape, along the road that leads to the ancient city of Tharros.
9 Nov 12

San Giovanni di Sinis (Tharros Sardegna)

1.2nm
14°
The Phoenicians settled in Tharros to 800 BC,  then  came the turn of the Carthaginians in 500 BC.
Port Tharros became a place of passage and a strong center of commercial activity. Its privileged position within the Sinis peninsula, protected from the mistral, the fertility ...
9 Nov 12

Isola Mal-di-Ventre (Sardegna)

9.9nm
323°
Mal di Ventre island takes its name the difficulties encountered by sailors to navigate its waters.
Located opposite the Peninsula del Sunis, low and flat, 18 m high, it has an area of ​​80 hectares.
A light is shown from a structure, 4m high, standing on the summit of the ...
11 Nov 12

Torre del Sevo o Mosca (Turre Seu Sardegna)

2.8nm
326°
Sevo tower (1720) is near Terr'e Seu oasis, on a promontory 13 m high.
9 Nov 12

Isola Caogheddas (Sardegna)

3.2nm
324°
Few meters from the coast lies Caogheddas island NW tip of the tower Sevo.
9 Nov 12

Porto Turistico Torregrande (Oristano Sardegna)

3.6nm
45°
Oristano marina is located in Torregrande marina.Protected from all winds.

Beware shoals seaweed and sand around the port entrance.

Access is through a channel bounded by yellow buoys (red and green at night), remain at the center of the channel.
Prevent your coming ...
9 Nov 12

Porto di Oristano (Santa Giusta) (Sardegna)

5.1nm
88°
Large commercial harbour in the center of the W coast of Sardinia, S Tirso river. Within the commercial harbor is a marina.To access run through the channel dredged to 13 m, marked by two luminous beacons. Tel: 0783 72262 Fax: 0783 359933 E-mail: oristano@guardiacostiera.it
8 Nov 12

Spiaggia di Torre Grande (Oristano Sardegna)

4.2nm
49°
Correct anchorage in  front of the beach (3/6 m), but very noisy, nightclub on the beach (I was anchored in front!), move away a little and not worry.
8 Nov 12

Torre di Torregrande (Oristano Sardegna)

4.5nm
52°
The Aragonese Tower of Torregrande (15 m high) is surrounded by houses. A light is at the top.

It was built on the orders of the Spanish Viceroy Charles V (1537), originally called Tower "puerto de Oristan" (1639), only age Savoy had its current name: "Grande de Oristan" Tower ...
9 Nov 12

Capo Frasca (Arbus Sardegna)

6.7nm
172°
Frasca cape is the N extremity of Piana di Santadi, a plateau, which rises perpendicularly from the sea and is covered with vegetation.
It is also the S extremity of the Oristano gulf.
A light is shown from a structure, 8m high, standing on the cape.From this cape lies a military ...
7 Nov 12

Torre di Flumentorgiu (Arbus Sardegna)

10nm
177°
Flumentorgiu tower, or Dei Corsari, belongs to the city of Arbus. It is conspicuous and very visible from seaward.

Built in 1500, it is 60 m above sea level, visible of  towers of San Giovanni of Sinis and Capo Pecora.
7 Nov 12
Local Area

Golfo di Oristano (W Sardegna)

Oristano gulf is entered between Capo Frasca and Capo di San Marco, 5,5 NM , NNW.
The gulf has low, sandy, and gently sloping shores. In places, there are several whitish sand dunes, with patches of vegetation, backed by extensive lagoons and marshes.
Alternating succession ...
8 Nov 12

Capo Altano a Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Betweene Altano cape and Pecora cape the coast is high and rocky and peaks almost everywhere.All this part of the coast is at short distance overwhelmed by small islands.Between Pecora Cape and  Frasca Cape the coast is high, steep and healthy.Gulf of Oristano, oval, opens between ...
9 Nov 12

Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages.
The northern beaches are ...
19 Oct 17

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15
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